costs of a constantly changing world. as a young man, mitt romney graduated from harvard. rather than pursue his career as a lawyer, he chose business. in 1984, he founded bain capital, an investment firm. that is a firm that invested in small businesses and old businesses with the intent to grow them, create, and prosper. indeed, one of the very first investments that bain capital made was a small startup company, an office supply company in a massachusetts. that company grew to have over 2000 bookstores and employ over 90,000 people with the slogan, we got that. that company was staples. to be successful, to grow a business, create and thousands of jobs, to save the customer money, and to give greater value for your shareholder, as mitt romney has done, is a service to america.